Art Weekend Sausalito Oct 14-16

The newly remodeled Sausalito Center for the Arts (SCA) presents Art Weekend Sausalito on Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, from 10: 00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day. This is a chance to be among the first to see the newly remodeled SCA at 750 Bridgeway in the...

Cool Jazz for a Heat Wave

Sausalito celebrated one year of free First Wednesday al fresco concerts on September 7 with a performance by West Coast Cool Jazz. The mercury was nudging 90 when the 8-piece band kicked off a 90-minute set, but a crowd still gathered at Cascais Plaza. According to NPR,  the West Coast...

Oct 8 Yard Sale Booths Available

Sausalito’s semi-annual City Wide Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. The event will feature more than eighty seller booths at the MLK parking lot at 610 Coloma Street. Seller booths are now on sale to residents and non-residents...

Jazz By the Bay Extended to Sept 23

Thanks to a partnership with Performing Stars of Marin City, the Parks and Recreation Department has added three September dates to its 2022 schedule of free Jazz and Blues by the Bay concerts in Gabrielson Park. Because of the shorter days in September, the Friday evening shows will begin at...

Art Festival Postponed to 2023

On April 6 we ran an announcement that the Sausalito Art Festival would resume in late summer, scaled down to accommodate 4,500 visitors over three days. But, stuff happens, and last week the Art Festival Foundation stated: “unfortunately, Marinship Park, the traditional home of the Festival, is still not available...

 Let’s Get the Band Back Together

It’s almost 4th of July, time to reboot the Humming Toadfish Kazoo Band for the Sausalito parade. We’ve got the truck, the boombox, the CD full of Greatest Kazoo Hits, the decorations, and the costumes. All we need now is enthusiastic marching kazooers. No experience (or talent) is necessary. No...

Marinship Housing Debate Continues

In a recent Marin IJ op-ed piece, an ex-Sausalito mayor described the city’s working waterfront as “the financial golden goose.” To reinforce that description, she added: “This industrial and maritime area diversifies Sausalito’s economy away from tourism and continued to function at full capacity during the pandemic. It generates 75%...

Coolest Mayor(s) in California

Saturday, May 14, was a beautiful evening for a night with the mayors. Yes, “mayors” plural. Christine Templin was the winning bidder for a dinner with the mayor of Sausalito at the Sausalito Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour last June. Ed Lopez and I were honored to host Chris,...

Do You Kazoo?

Would you like to help resurrect the Humming Toadfish Marching Kazoo Band for Sausalito’s 4th of July Parade? This band has been a long-time feature of the parade and won Best Overall Entry in 2009. The band needs a Director; the Director recruits kazoo players, selects the playlist of appropriate...